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Category: AVHRR

Thunderstorm over the Arctic Ocean

NOAK49 PAFG 110400 CCA PNSAFG AKZ222-111600- Public Information Statement…CORRECTED National Weather Service Fairbanks AK 800 PM AKDT Sat Aug 10 2019 …Lightning Detected within 300 Miles of North Pole Today… A number of lightning strikes were recorded between 4pm and 6pm today within 300 miles of the North Pole. The... Read More

Chemical plant fire near Houston, Texas

GOES-16 (GOES-East) Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm) images (above) revealed the thermal anomaly or “hot spot” of a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company petrochemical plant in Deer Park, Texas on 18 March 2019. Although the thermal signature was often partially masked by the passage of high clouds overhead, it was... Read More